About Abigail


Abigail is an accomplished and versatile dancer, choreographer, trapeze artist and club passer as well as the executive director of Circus Bella, the Bay Area’s only one ring circus, and winner of the 2010 Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay”. She made her first appearance in the ring at age 10 in Glen Park with the Pickle Family Circus and continued on to a life of circus and dance. She holds a BFA in dance from UC Santa Barbara and has performed with The Lone Star CircusThe Zoppe Italian Family Circus, New Pickle Circus, Circus Cabaret, Va Va Voom Room, Velvet Hammer Burlesque, Wild West Performers, Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement and the Oakland Opera. She also co-directs the internationally recognized Kitty Kitty Bang Bang, who were influential in the modern Burlesque resurgence. Abigail also teaches Pilates at Body Chemistry Studios in San Francisco.

Learn more about Abigail in her feature in the Elephant Journal!